Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, rock star? That’s what some people are wondering after seeing the latest cover of Rolling Stone. Tsarnaev appears on the front, and we must admit, the photo does remind us a little of Jim Morrison.
The reaction to the glossy seemingly knowingly portraying an accused terrorist as a celebrity has been swift and intense. Many people on Twitter chimed in that the cover was extremely offensive and said that they would never buy another issue of Rolling Stone. Countless more blasted the title for minimizing the victims and the families of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Of course this isn’t the first time Rolling Stone has featured an (alleged) mass murderer on its cover. In 1970, Charles Manson graced the front of the magazine with copy labeling him as “The Most Dangerous Man Alive:”